Corner Brook RNC Stop Driver going 165 km/h in the 90 km/h zone #nltraffic
On July 9, 2018 at approximately 12:30 a.m. RNC Patrol Services were conducting radar patrols on the Trans-Canada Highway between Steady Brook, NL and Corner Brook, NL and initiated a traffic stop with a vehicle that had been observed driving 165 km/h in the 90 km/h zone on the westbound traffic lane of the TCH leading into Corner Brook.
As a result of the traffic stop, a 19 year old male resident of Massey Drive, NL was charged under the Highway Traffic Act for Speeding (75 km/h over the posted limit) and Driving without Due Care and Consideration for Other Persons (Imprudent Driving). The driver was issued Summary Offence Tickets for the incident.
There were three other vehicles stopped during the night patrols on July 8 into the morning of July 9, 2018. These vehicles were also operating in excess of 30 km/h + over the posted speed limit.